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june swoon. friday's sour jobs report is sending stock markets lower around the world. and it's become issue number one in the presidential campaign. nigeria in mourning. a commercial airliner crashes in nigeria's largest city, killing everyone on board and others on the ground. behind bars. george zimmerman, the man who says he killed trayvon martin in self-defense, is back in jail after a judge revokes his bail. and royals on the river. britain throws an historic party to celebrate queen elizabeth's 60-year reign. "cbs this morning" this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, june 4, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with the race for the white house and weak economic
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news, that's what the obama administration on its heels. on friday the labor department reported just 69,000 new jobs were created in may. the fewest in nearly a year. and the unemployment rate rose to 8.2%. the white house blames congress. mitt romney's campaign says it's all about the lack of presidential leadership. susan mcginnis in washington with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. that jobs report gave romney campaign some fresh ammunition against the obama campaign. for for both sides to be shooting barbs this week as they travel around, trying to raise money. president obama and mitt romney will spend the day raising cash for their campaigns. the president was seen with former president bill clinton in new york city. first at a dinner at a private home, then at a gala at the waldorf hotel and then at the
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great white way barack for president fund-raiser. mitt romney said his supporters say the may unemployment report showing the economy gained only 69,000 new jobs demonstrate the president does not have the right experience to lead the country. >> i'm not voting for anybody for president who's never been an executive, in business and in government. you have to be an executive. it is up to the president to lead. he's not led effectively. >> reporter: romney's senior campaign adviser says the experience the former massachusetts governor gained in office, along with his roles in the private sector, make him a better candidate. >> he organized and ran the winter olympic games in 2002. he's run a state successfully. that's a big difference between these two. >> reporter: obama campaign officials say even if progress is slow, the economy is growing. they say congress is to blame for rejecting the president's jobs proposal. >> there are a million jobs sitting on that table in congress right now they need to move on. they need to get off their hands. >> these are the architects of obstruction and now they're
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complaining about the pace of the recovery. >> reporter: the obama campaign is also focusing its criticism on romney's time in office, saying he didn't do enough to help massachusetts. experts point out very difficult to pin job creation or job loss numbers on any particular politician because the economy plays such a huge hole and a lag by the time policies take effect. one politician could get credit or blame for a successor's policies. >> we'll get much more. susan mcginnis in washington, thank you very much. meanwhile we turn to "cbs moneywatch." friday's unemployment report is making waves overseas. ashley morrison here in new york with that. >> good morning to you. the signs of an economic slowdown continue to pile up this morning. asian markets reacted negatively to the u.s. jobs report. tokyo's nikkei fell to its lowest level in 28 years, closing down more than 1.5%. while hong kong's hang seng was off about 2%. the selloff looks like it will spread to europe this
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morning. european index futures were down before trading began. investors will keep a close eye on europe as greece weighs whether to accept a bailout and spain's debt problems mount. wall street could be in for another wild ride today. friday was the worst day of 2012 for the blue chips. the dow lost nearly 275 points while the nasdaq was down 79. friday's losses sent stocks into the red for 2012. a month ago the dow was up 8% for the year. another sign of slowing economic growth is the dropoff in oil prices, now down to $82 a barrel. a silver lining that drivers will leakly see lower gas prices. according to aaa prices at the pump have fallen 5% in the last month. facebook shareholders are still waiting for the return on their investment. shares of the social media company were down 6% on friday. the stock is now down 27% from its ipo on may 18th. meanwhile, facebook is apparently trying to gain
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younger users. according to a report in "the wall street journal," the company is exploring a way to open up the site to kids under the age of 13, as long as their they're supervised by a parent. and the outlook for twitter is looking positive. according to a report by bloomberg, the website will generate $1 billion in revenue by 2014. that's twice as fast as some analysts had predicted. however, twitter would reach the $1 billion threshold in more time than it took facebook or google. i don't know, terrell, i can't get into the whole twitter, tweeting -- >> i know. i'm with facebook. twitter's a little different. >> oh, we know you're with facebook. >> stalker! ashley morrison here in new york, thank you so much. george zimmerman, the man charged in the murder of florida teen trayvon martin spent his first night in jail since his bond was revoked. zimmerman's lawyer plans to ask for a new bail hearing. randall pinkston reports. >> reporter: sheriff's deputies escorted george zimmerman in handcuffs back to seminole county jail. he surrendered sunday afternoon
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just before a court-imposed deadline. >> he is quiet and cooperative. >> reporter: zimmerman, accused of murdering 17-year-old trayvon martin in february, had been freed on $150,000 bail. his bond after prosecutors accused zimmerman and his wife of misleading the court about their finances. prosecutors say during a bond hearing in april, zimmerman's wife, in order to get a low bail, lied about more than $100,000 that had been raised online. defense attorney mark o'mara admits it may be difficult to persuade the judge to set bail again. >> it's a credibility question with mr. zimmerman, and now that credibility has been attacked or tarnished. now he's going to have to rehabilitate it. >> reporter: because of the credibility issue, zimmerman's attorney isn't even sure the judge will agree to a new bond hearing. still, he will apply for one on monday. zimmerman's attorney says his client has been in hiding because of threats against his
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life. >> he's worried about himself. he's worried about his wife. he's worried about his family. he's worried about everybody, has to be in hiding because of the enormous anger and frustration and hatred that has stirred from this case. >> reporter: because of the high-profile nature of the case, the sheriff's department says zimmerman will be housed in his own cell, away from other inmates at the seminole county jail. randall pinkston, cbs news, florida. some progress this morning by firefighters battling the largest wildfire in new mexico history. as of last night the fire was 17% contained. an official says it's no longer spreading. evacuated residents are being allowed to return home. the fire has burned more than 370 square miles in the gila national forest. coming up on a monday morning, a commercial airliner crashes in nigeria's largest city. and farewell to the king of the feud. we remember "family feud" host richard dawson who famously charmed contestants with his trademark kisses. this is the "cbs morning news." remember richard dawson who
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on the west coast of africa, rescue crews are searching the wreckage of an airliner that crashed into the heart of lagos, nigeria. all 153 people on board died in yesterday's crash but the death toll is expected to be higher. it's unclear how many people on the ground were killed or what caused the plane to go down in the first place. >> reporter: nigeria firefighters and police struggled to put out the flames after a plane crash that killed everyone on board on sunday. one military official said the flight's pilot radioed to the control tower just before the accident, saying the plane had engine trouble. nigeria's civil aviation authority says the dana airline flight was traveling from abuja to lagos. it appeared to fall on it's belly near the airport, crashing into a furniture shop and some residential buildings. one witness said, my younger ones, they were outside playing ball and shouting to leave, to look up, because the plane was about to land on top of my head.
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so i had to tilt. we thought the plane was going to land. sunday night authorities were still determining how many more people may have died on the ground. cbs news, new york. syrian president bashar assad says his country faces a war waged from the outside. he denied responsibility for the massacre in houla more than a week ago and defended the crackdown on opponents. video from social media said to show opposition forces attacking a syrian tank. secretary of state hillary clinton is pressuring the russians to get assad to step down. on the 23rd anniversary of the uprising in tiananmen square, the u.s. is urging china to release all prisoners rounded up during that protest. as many as several thousand protesters were killed. another 1,000 went to jail. only about a dozen are still behind bars. the scandal over the leaked vatican documents shows no sign
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to let up. pope benedict celebrated mass in milan just as an italian newspaper shared more documents. the pope's butler was arrested for allegedly leaking documents. now there's speculation he wasn't working alone, or simply a pawn in a struggle for power. the man who brought kissing to "the family feud" has died. richard dawson was wise-cracking host hit tv show from 1976 to 1985. he died from cancer saturday in los angeles. he was 79. lee cowan takes a look at how dawson made two little words into a national catchphrase. >> the star of "family feud," richard dawson. >> reporter: for those who joke about a life as a tv game show host, but not richard dawson. he loved it. >> survey says! >> reporter: for most of the late '70s and early '80s, he
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watched families feud for fun. a role that earned him an emmy. that was his second act. the first had him in a war of a different sort as a corporal, peter newkirk in "hogan's heroes." >> he's not bad. >> reporter: born in england, many thought his accent would stand in the way of success. it did just the opposite. his off the cuff sense of humor made him a regular panelist on another game show, match game." >> i swear on my life, eight was my answer. >> reporter: it was his real life role but it became a motion picture role as well when dawson appeared opposite arnold schwarzenegger as a statistics game show host in "the running man." >> i'll be back. >> only in a rerun. >> reporter: as a host he seemed to love the contestants more than the game. his signature kisses for good luck left their mark on tens of
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thousands of cheeks, something the abc network wasn't too sure of at first. as dawson said in an interview two years ago, that was only him. >> if we only were a little nicer to each other, i just think it would make the world a better place. >> reporter: on that count, richard dawson was always a winner. lee cowan, cbs news, new york. k. [ designer ] enough of just covering up my moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. i decided enough is enough. ♪ [ spa lady ] i started enbrel. it's clinically proven to provide clearer skin. [ rv guy ] enbrel may not work for everyone -- and may not clear you completely, but for many, it gets skin clearer fast, within 2 months, and keeps it clearer up to 9 months. [ male announcer ] because enbrel suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel,
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showers, 676 in new york. mostly sunny, 92 in miami. afternoon thunderstorms, 72 in chicago. partly cloudy, 96 in dallas. partly cloudy, 71 in los angeles. let's check your national forecast. stormy across much of the country. thunderstorms will develop in the northeast. another thunderstorm from texas to georgia. more storms will pop up across the pacific northwest and the high plains. in sports, the celtics make the heat wilt in o.t. and it was physical. boston's paul pierce gets called for the offensive foul and is out of the game. the celtics get a huge break, though, when lebron james fouls out. less than five on the clock, miami down by two. dwyane wade goes downtown for the win, but the ball will bounce off the rim. boston beats the heat 93-91, tying eastern conference final 2-2. in golf, tiger woods comes roaring back to win the memorial, taking a seat next to jack nicklaus in the record books. here is the shot. looks like the old tiger.
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16 he chips it from outside the green and, wait for it, wait for it, wait for it, drains it. woods birdied three of the last four holes to win the memorial 5 under 67. he and jack nicklaus tied in second place with 73 career pga tour victories. sam snead in first with 82. to baseball now, just call comedian bill maher mr. met. he was minority owner of the mets a few months ago. jonathan niece on the mound. rookie kirk nieuwenhuis had a great game for new york, hitting a homer and driving in three rbi. mets over st. louis 6-1. a slugfest in milwaukee, pirates' andrew mccutchen gets the home run derby started in the fifth with pay two-run blast. pittsburgh smacks four long balls, milwaukee hammers through. pirates hang on to beat brewers 6-5. they're back over the .500 mark. tribute on the thames. queen elizabeth gets a nautical salute that made pretty big waves.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. d.c., thunderstorms, 77. thunderstorms, 82 in atlanta. thunderstorms in st. louis, 88 degrees. mostly sunny skies, 92 in denver. mostly cloudy skies, 59 in seattle. the celebration of queen elizabeth's 60 years on the throne continues today in london. royal musicians sir elton john, sir paul mccartney and sir tom jones are among the performers at tonight's concert at buckingham palace. while that's a sight to see, more impressive was the pageantry that played out on the river thames sunday. >> reporter: the waterway was jammed with more than 1,000 boats. queen elizabeth leading. the flotilla made its way down a seven-mile stretch of the thames with all the pomp and ceremony fit for a queen. her majesty was joined by the
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entire royal family, including prince william and duchess of cambridge, kate. queen elizabeth is just the second british monarch to reign for 60 years, so organizers had to dig deep in britain's past to find a fitting tribute. the idea came from a painting of a royal river pageant from the 1600s. britain hadn't seen anything like it since then. on sunday millions got their chance to see the historic procession, and they did it in typical british fashion while enduring a steady downpour. >> we don't mind. we've got waterproof coats. >> waterproof trousers. >> we've got coats. we've got food. we've got good company. >> reporter: while the queen braved the rain, the prime minister headed indoors. david cameron's celebration moved inside number 10 downing street. the prime minister praised queen elizabeth for her role as a sounding board for himself and 11 others who have held his job during her reign. >> it's a huge treat for a prime minister to speak to her majesty every week, knowing i'm the 12th prime minister. she started with winston churchill.
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her knowledge, her experience of world events, world leaders, world issues is unparalleled. >> reporter: back on the thames, anticipation rose as the tower bridge opened to let her vessel pass underneath. that was followed by a display of fireworks on top of the iconic bridge. one last salute to the 86-year-old monarch. >> the jubilee continues tomorrow, culminating with a carriage procession to the buckingham palace followed by an appearance of the queen on the balcony. a new queen has been crowned in las vegas. >> miss usa 2012, rhode island! olivia culpo! >> the 20-year-old won the title last night, other than looking great in a gown and swimsuit, pageant officials say the new miss usa can tie a cherry stem with her tongue. i'm not going there. i'm not. olivia culpo's next big gig representing the u.s. in this year's miss universe pageant. i'm not doing it.
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it's 4 minutes before 5:00 on a monday morning. tim williams is inner for marty bass this morning. marty -- excuse me, tim. >> happy monday to everyone. good morning to you. it's going to be a calmer start to the week than what it ended last week. we have some rain to talk about. we had some storms roll through last night that triggered some severe thunderstorm warnings. we're watching just the tail end of that move through. the severe thunderstorm warnings role through part of baltimore county, hartford county and carroll as well. we will not see anything too severe
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hopefully and definitely not like last week. today 76, a shower or storm around. over night lows around 55. we'll have your complete update in a few minutes. that path of destruction, the national weather service confirms 10 tornados touched down. we have complete coverage of this weekend's wicked weather. >> more speed cameras are going up in baltimore county. where you will find those. >> back in jail. george zimmerman is waking up behind bars after lying to a judge about how much money he had. more weather, your first traffic report of the morning in a,,,,,,
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